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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #57103: English vs American
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    English vs American


                                     Summer holiday                      summer vacation               


    Cars       

                                                     

    lorrytruck
    bonnethood
    boottrunk
    windscreenwindshield
    number platelicense plate
    petrolgasoline
    punctureblow-out
    car parkparking lot

                                     

    Streets          

    pavementsidewalk
    zebra crossingcrosswalk
    crossroadsintersection
    roundabouttraffic circle
    tramstreetcar
    undergroundsubway
    diversiondetour
    motorwayfreeway

                              


    Jobs                Lollipop man/ lady => crossing guard

    postmanmailman
    chemistpharmacist
    caretakerjanitor
    dustmangarbage collector
    cashier          teller
    barmanbartender
    barristerattorney
    surgerydoctor's office

                          

    Food                     porridge => oatmeal

    aubergine                    eggplant                    
    courgettezucchini
    crisppotato chip
    chipFrench fry
    starterappetizer
    sweetcandy
    cornwheat
    maizecorn

                                    postbox => mailbox

    Home

    tapfaucet
    cookerstove
    jug                              pitcher                          
    tin                              can                              
    wardrobecloset
    ground floor      first floor         
    first floorsecond floor
    gardenyard

                                                                   


    Spelling

                              -our (UK) => -or (US)      -re (UK) => -er (US)
    colour (color), favour (favor),flavour (flavor), harbour (harbor)
    honour (honor), humour (humor).
    centre (center), theatre (theater)
    metre (meter)
                              -se (UK) => -ze (US) et encore:
    analyse (analyze), memorise (memorize), realise (realize)...
    Exception: advertise, advertising
    travel:traveller (traveler)
    model: modeller (modeler)
                             -ence (UK) => -ense (US)programme (program), dialogue (dialog)
     defence (defense), licence (license)cheque (check), tyre (tire)


                                                             football            soccer





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    1. Choose the English word.

    Brian be careful, come on the . This street is very dangerous.

       Mr. Humphrey is a in John's school.

       Would you like a cup of tea? There is some water heating on the

       When you come to the you drive in the direction of Brighton.

    II Choose the American word.

    I must change the wipers. I couldn't see anything when I came back from work.

           When I arrived near London I stopped in a and walked to the station.

           Once in London I went to the to book seats for Saturday's representation.

    III Anglais britannique ou américain?/British or American English?

    What's your favorite color? I think it's blue.

           My son is outside in the yard, he is planting some tulip bulbs.

           I saw an accident yesterday, a lorry full of turkeys fell into a ditch.

    I suddenly realised that the baby was crying.









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